Baker is a private, liberal arts university that educates students through small classes, innovative instructors and rigorous coursework.
Four schools comprise Baker University: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Nursing, School of Professional and Graduate Studies.
Alumni include four Rhodes Scholars, a Pulitzer Prize winner, entrepreneurs, educators, nurses, writers, artists, doctors, explorers and trendsetters who have shaped our world.
For over 150 years students at the first university in Kansas have fully engaged in learning; connected with peers, faculty and staff and developed lifelong relationships.
We promote a community of belonging and Baker family connections, which result in lifelong associations.
We challenge all students to think critically using open inquiry and freedom of expression.
Baker: a community where excellence lives and students thrive.
- Tue, May 01, 2012 07:30 PM
- Rice Auditorium - Baldwin City
- Music Department
The Composer Concert
Featuring Guest Composer/Conductor Mr. Daniel Kallman
This concert is free and open to the public.
Baker University Symphonic Winds, Mr. Raymond James, Jr., Conductor
Baker University Percussion Ensemble, Mr. Steve Riley, Director
Daniel Kallman’s compositions for orchestra, winds, and choir are widely published and have been performed across North America, Europe and East Asia. His steady stream of commissions also includes music for worship, theater, dance, and the young musician. Kallman has composed for the National Symphony Orchestra, the Air Force Academy Band, the Hong Kong Children’s Choir, the Minnesota Orchestra, A Prairie Home Companion, and a wide variety of vocal and instrumental ensembles.
- Rice Auditorium
- 404 8th St.
- Baldwin City
Built in 1955 and renovated in 1983, Rice Auditorium is the venue used by most of Baker’s visiting lecturers and performing artists. Rice is also the stage for Baker’s largest plays, performed and directed by the Theatre Department. The Music Department also utilizes Rice Auditorium to perform a variety of concerts. The auditorium, which seats approximately 880 people, is a great location that hosts a variety of intellectual and enjoyable events for students and the communities near Baldwin City. Rice Auditorium is handicap accessible.